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  1. SVS - 12" 550W Powered Ported Box Subwoofer - Premium Black Ash

    Model: PB-2000 PRO
    SKU: 6394985
    Your price for this item is $1,099.99
  2. REL - TZERO MKIII BLACK - High Gloss Black

    SKU: 6492845
    Your price for this item is $499.00
  3. Samsung - SWA-W510/ZA Wireless Subwoofer for S-Series Soundbar - Black

    Model: SWA-W510/ZA
    SKU: 6505881
    Your price for this item is $279.99
    The previous price was $299.99
  4. Definitive Technology - Descend DN10 10" Sub, 3XR Architecture, 500W Peak Class D Amplifier, (2) 10" Bass Radiators - Black

    Model: Descend DN10
    SKU: 6467273
    Your price for this item is $799.98
  5. KENWOOD -Compact 8" Subwoofer with Enclosure and integrated 250W Amplifier - Black

    Your price for this item is $299.99
  6. Edifier - T5 Powered Subwoofer - 70W RMS Active Woofer with 8 Inch Driver & Low Pass Filter - Black

    Your price for this item is $149.99
  7. Yamaha - 10-Inch 100-Watt-Max Powered Subwoofer - Black

    Your price for this item is $199.99
  8. Polk Audio - PSW10 10" Powered Subwoofer, 100W Peak Power, Compact Design, Easy Setup with Home Theater Systems - Black

    Your price for this item is $249.99
  9. MartinLogan - Dynamo 800X 10" 600W Sealed, Powered Subwoofer, with Sub Control App and Wireless Ready - Satin Black

    Your price for this item is $899.99
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  11. REL - HT/1003 MKII Subwoofer - Black

    Model: HT/1003 MKII
    SKU: 6525869
    Your price for this item is $699.99
  12. SVS - SoundPath Subwoofer Isolation System - Black

    SKU: 5707605
    Your price for this item is $49.99
  13. REL - T/7X WHITE - High Gloss White

    Model: T/7X WHITE
    SKU: 6492842
    Your price for this item is $1,099.99
  14. Amazon - Echo Sub 100W Subwoofer - Charcoal

    Your price for this item is $129.99
  15. Polk Audio - React 7" Wireless Subwoofer - Black

    Model: React Subwoofer
    SKU: 6451696
    Your price for this item is $199.99
  16. SVS - 13" 800W Powered Subwoofer - Black Ash

    Black Ash
    Model: SB-3000 SUBWOOFER - BLACK ASH
    SKU: 6315936
    Your price for this item is $1,099.99
  17. Klipsch - Reference Premiere 1200 12" 600W Subwoofer - Black

    Your price for this item is $999.00
  18. REL - T/9X BLACK - High Gloss Black

    Your price for this item is $1,500.00
  19. LG - 3.1-Channel Soundbar with Wireless Subwoofer, Dolby Atmos - Black

    Model: SG10TY
    SKU: 6578011
    Your price for this item is $799.99

Buying a subwoofer speaker.

Types of subwoofers.

The two main types of subwoofers are passive subwoofers and active subwoofers. Passive subwoofers require an external amplifier to power them while active subwoofers, also known as powered subwoofers (because they need AC power), have their own built-in amplifier.

While active subwoofers are often the best choice for home theater and stereo systems or live performances, passive subwoofers can work well if you have a powerful amplifier. They are also generally lower in price and lighter—which can make them convenient in some car audio arrangements.

Additionally, subwoofers differ in how they emit their sound. A ported subwoofer allows air to escape, which can boost certain bass notes that might otherwise get lost. Some smaller subwoofers achieve a similar boom by using passive radiators. Meanwhile, a sealed subwoofer will create a smoother sound with fewer peaks. Bandpass subwoofers are often used for professional live sound events because their two chambers make them more controllable. And horn-loaded subwoofers create very strong, directional sound.

Benefits of a subwoofer.

If you’re looking into which audio system is best for your home, it involves making decisions about a lot of components. You might wonder if a subwoofer is even something that you need as part of your setup if you’re not one to throw large dance parties at home. However, if you have ever watched a movie with and without a subwoofer on your premium TV, you will know that a subwoofer is about much more than setting a strong dance beat. By bringing the lowest pitches of the music and sound into the room, a subwoofer speaker fills out the feel of musical pieces and soundscapes.

A subwoofer also helps to reduce the distortion of low notes at higher volumes, which can make your music sound clearer and crisper. And it can take some of the load off of your other speakers, better balancing out the overall sound load and quality. In other words, once you introduce a subwoofer to your home audio system, you will never want to go back.

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